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14th March 2019

Brexit: Myths and Realities Regarding the ‘WTO Option’

In this policy brief from the IIEA, Michael Daly explains the implications for the UK of trading solely on the basis of WTO rules.
1min
7th December 2018

The Future Role of the European Court of Auditors in the EU27

President Klaus-Heiner Lehne argued that the European Court of Auditors must re-calibrate its position in the institutional system and embrace the required changes in order to future-proof itself.
1min
30th October 2018

Implications of the New US Corporate Tax Regime for Ireland

US President Donald Trump’s tax reforms constitute the most significant rewriting of the US tax code in decades. What will these changes mean for Ireland?
2min
4th July 2018

Brexit and the Distribution Sector

This is the third in a series of IIEA reports looking at the impact Brexit will have on a range of important sectors for Ireland and the all-island economy.
1min
29th June 2018

France and Germany on Eurozone Reform, From ‘Discretion v. Rules’ to ‘Centralisation v. Inter-governmentalism’.

At the Euro Summit today, Friday 29 June, Leaders of Eurozone countries will discuss the proposed programme of limited reforms agreed by Germany and France at a recent bilateral meeting. It is important for countries such as Ireland to understand changes in the approach of both countries to EMU reform since the crisis.
3min